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Mahesh Illindala

  • Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • 2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210

About

Education

PhD, 2005, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of interest

Microgrids, distributed energy resources, electrical energy conversion and storage, as well as advanced electric drive transportation systems.

Office

211 Caldwell Laboratory, Phone: 309.241.4700, Fax: 614.292.7596

Research group

Flexible Distribution of EneRgy and Storage resources (FDERS)

Honors

  • October, 2016

    IAS Society Prize Paper Award.

  • March, 2016

    ONR Young Investigator Award.

Journal Articles

2019

  • Constante, G.; Abillama, J.; Illindala, M.; Wang, J., 2019, "Conservation voltage reduction of networked microgrids." IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution 13, no. 11, 2145-2153 - 2145-2153.

2018

  • Lai, K.; Wang, Y.; Shi, D.; Illindala, M.S. et al., 2018, "A Resilient Power System Operation Strategy Considering Transmission Line Attacks." IEEE Access

2017

  • Renjit, A.A.; Mondal, A.; Illindala, M.S.; Khalsa, A.S., 2017, "Analytical Methods for Characterizing Frequency Dynamics in Islanded Microgrids With Gensets and Energy Storage." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 53, no. 3, 1815-1823 - 1815-1823.
  • K. Lai, M. Illindala, M. Haj-ahmed, 2017, "Comprehensive Protection Strategy for an Islanded Microgrid Using Intelligent Relays." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 53, no. 1, 47-55 - 47-55.
  • Yuan, C.; Illindala, M.S.; Khalsa, A.S., 2017, "Modified viterbi algorithm based distribution system restoration strategy for grid resiliency." IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 32, no. 1, 310-319 - 310-319.
  • Yuan, C.; Lai, K.; Illindala, M.S.; Haj-Ahmed, M.A. et al., 2017, "Multilayered Protection Strategy for Developing Community Microgrids in Village Distribution Systems." IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery 32, no. 1, 495-503 - 495-503.
  • Renjit, A.A.; Mondal, A.; Illindala, M.S.; Khalsa, A.S., 2017, "Analytical Methods for Characterizing Frequency Dynamics in Islanded Microgrids with Gensets and Energy Storage." IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 53, no. 3, 1815-1823 - 1815-1823.
  • Yuan, C.; Illindala, M.S.; Khalsa, A.S., 2017, "Co-Optimization Scheme for Distributed Energy Resource Planning in Community Microgrids." IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy 8, no. 4, 1351-1360 - 1351-1360.

2016

  • Pulcherio, M.C.; Renjit, A.A.; Illindala, M.S.; Khalsa, A.S. et al., 2016, "Evaluation of Control Methods to Prevent Collapse of a Mixed-Source Microgrid." IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 52, no. 6, 4566-4576 - 4566-4576.

2015

  • Illindala, M.S.; Khasawneh, H.J.; Renjit, A.A., 2015, "Flexible distribution of energy and storage resources: Integrating these resources into a microgrid." IEEE Industry Applications Magazine 21, no. 5, 32-42 - 32-42.
  • Mondal, A.; Illindala, M.S.; Khalsa, A.S.; Klapp, D.A. et al., 2015, "Design and operation of smart loads to prevent stalling in a microgrid." IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 2015,
  • Yuan, C.; Haj-Ahmed, M.A.; Illindala, M.S., 2015, "Protection Strategies for Medium-Voltage Direct-Current Microgrid at a Remote Area Mine Site." IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 51, no. 4, 2846-2853 - 2846-2853.
  • Lai, K.; Illindala, M.S.; Haj-Ahmed, M.A., 2015, "Comprehensive protection strategy for an islanded microgrid using intelligent relays." IEEE Industry Application Society - 51st Annual Meeting, IAS 2015, Conference Record
  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala, 2015, "Supercapacitor Cycle Life Equalization in a Microgrid through Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS 51, no. 3, 1962-1969 - 1962-1969.

2014

  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala, 2014, "Battery Cycle Life Balancing in a Microgrid through Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES 261, 378-388 - 378-388.

2012

  • Illindala, M.; Venkataramanan, G., 2012, "Frequency/sequence selective filters for power quality improvement in a microgrid." IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 3, no. 4, 2039-2047 - 2039-2047.

2011

  • Zhang, Y.; Xu, L.; Güven, M.K.; Chi, S. et al., 2011, "Experimental verification of deep field weakening operation of a 50-kW IPM machine by using single current regulator." IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 47, no. 1, 128-133 - 128-133.

2007

  • M. Illindala, A. Siddiqui, G. Venkataramanan, C. Marnay, 2007, "Localized aggregation of diverse energy sources for rural electrification using microgrids." JOURNAL OF ENERGY ENGINEERING-ASCE 133, no. 3, 121-131 - 121-131.

Presentations

  • "Off-Highway Vehicle Applications of Power Electronics." 2010, Presented at Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC) Seminar Series,
  • "New Opportunities in the Power Industry." 2011, Presented at IEEE Seminar Series,
  • "Reliability of Electrical Components and Systems." 2012, Presented at Center for Automotive Research, OSU,
  • "Distributed Generation Control in a Microgrid." 2011, Presented at Smart Grid Workshop,
  • "Sustainable Energy and Power Systems." 2013, Presented at IEEE Seminar Series,

Papers in Proceedings

2019

  • Subramaniam, K.; Illindala, M.S. "High impedance fault detection and isolation in DC microgrids." (5 2019).
  • Choi, J.; Illindala, M.S. "Effect of prime mover's characteristics on the survivability of a synchronous generator during transient overload conditions." (5 2019).
  • Lai, K.; Shi, D.; Li, H.; Illindala, M. et al. "A Robust Energy Storage System Siting Strategy Considering Physical Attacks to Transmission Lines." (1 2019).

2018

  • Choi, J.; Khalsa, A.; Klapp, D.A.; Illindala, M.S. "Survivability of prime-mover powered inverter-based distributed energy resources for transient overload conditions in a microgrid." (11 2018).
  • Xu, L.; Khasawneh, H.; Illindala, M. "State-of-health based load sharing strategy in vehicle-to-grid systems." (1 2018).
  • Xu, L.; Khasawneh, H.; Illindala, M. "State-of-health based load sharing strategy in vehicle-to-grid systems." (1 2018).
  • Pulcherio, M.; Kidder, A.; Illindala, M.S.; Yedavalli, R.K. "An Eco-inspired control strategy for DC microgrids." (4 2018).
  • Mondal, A.; Illindala, M.S. "Improved Frequency Regulation in an Islanded Mixed Source Microgrid Through Coordinated Operation of DERs and Smart Loads." (1 2018).

2017

  • Lai, K.; Illindala, M.S. "Enhancing the robustness of shipboard dc hybrid power system against generator failures." (10 2017).
  • Yao, F.; An, Q.; Sun, L.; Illindala, M.S. et al. "Optimization design of stator harmonic windings in brushless synchronous machine excited with double-harmonic-windings." (12 2017).
  • Yuan, C.; Illindala, M.S.; Ramamoorthy, K.D.; Alkhouli, O. "Nine-Phase Induction Machine with Electric Pole Change for Emerging Heavy-Duty and Off-Road Micro/Mild Hybrid Vehicle Applications." in IEEE-Industry-Applications-Society Annual Meeting. (1 2017).
  • Constante-Flores, G.E.; Illindala, M. "Data-driven probabilistic power flow analysis for a distribution system with Renewable Energy sources using Monte Carlo Simulation." (6 2017).
  • Renjit, A.A.; Illindala, M.S.; Mondal, A.; Klapp, D.A. "Analysis and Prevention of Prime-mover Stalling in a Mixed Source Microgrid." (4 2017).
  • Lai, K.; Illindala, M.S. "Design and planning strategy for energy storage system in a shipboard dc hybrid power system." (6 2017).
  • Mondal, A.; Illindala, M.S. "Improved frequency regulation in an islanded mixed source microgrid through coordinated operation of DERs and smart loads." (6 2017).
  • Lai, K.; Illindala, M.S.; Haj-Ahmed, M.A. "Comprehensive Protection Strategy for an Islanded Microgrid Using Intelligent Relays." (1 2017).

2016

  • Pulcherio, M.; Renjit, A.A.; Illindala, M.S.; Khalsa, A.S. et al. "Evaluation of control methods to prevent prime-mover stalling in a mixed source microgrid." (6 2016).
  • Renjit, A.A.; Mondal, A.; Illindala, M.S.; Khalsa, A.S. "Analytical methods for characterizing frequency dynamics in islanded microgrids with gensets and energy storage." (11 2016).

2015

  • Yuan, C.; Illindala, M.S.; Haj-Ahmed, M.A.; Khalsa, A.S. "Distributed energy resource planning for microgrids in the United States." (12 2015).
  • Mondal, A.; Renjit, A.A.; Illindala, M.S.; Eto, J.H. "Operation and impact of energy storage system in an industrial microgrid." (12 2015).

2014

  • Khasawneh, H.; Illindala, M. "Supercapacitor cycle life equalization in a microgrid through flexible distribution of energy and storage resources." (1 2014).
  • Haj-Ahmed, M.A.; Illindala, M.S. "Investigation of protection schemes for flexible distribution of Energy and Storage resources in an industrial microgrid." (1 2014).
  • M. Haj-ahmed, H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala "Autonomous Cooperative Agent Based Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources." (12 2014).

2013

  • Haj-Ahmed, M.A.; Illindala, M.S. "The influence of inverter-based DGs and their controllers on distribution network protection." (12 2013).

2012

  • Renjit, A.A.; Illindala, M.S. "Graphical and analytical methods for stalling of engine generator set." (12 2012).

2009

  • Zhang, Y.; Xu, L.; Guven, M.K.; Chi, S. et al. "Experimental verification of deep flux-weakening operation of a 50 kW IPM machine by using single current regulator." (12 2009).

2003

  • M. Illindala, G. Venkataramanan "Dynamic Phenomena in Wind Farms with a Mix of Line Connected Induction Generators and Inverter Embedded Generators." (6 2003).

2002

  • M. Illindala, G. Venkataramanan "Battery Energy Storage for Micro-Source Distributed Generation Systems." (1 2002).

1999

  • M. Illindala, K. R. Padiyar, V. Ramanarayanan "Analysis of a Hybrid Active Filter." (1 1999).

1998

  • M. Illindala, K. R. Padiyar, V. Ramanarayanan "Digital Simulation of a Hybrid Active Filter - An Active Filter in Series with a Shunt Passive Filter." (1 1998).

Patents

  • D. Yu, D. Siegle, M. Illindala, M. Hartman, G. Speckhart. "Uninterruptible Power Supply."
  • D. Yu, M. Illindala, O. Alkhouli. "Power Inverter Control for Grid-Tie Transition." Patent number: 8068352 (US), 2010/080431 (WIPO)
  • D. Yu, M. P. Liechty, M. Illindala, M. T. Muller. "Hybrid Power System with Variable Speed Genset." Patent number: 8987939 (US), 2009/073125 (WIPO)
  • H. Khasawneh, M. Illindala. "Lifetime Equalization in a Microgrid through Flexible Distribution of Energy and Storage Resources."